Design with Type PDF ePub eBook

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Design with Type free pdf Design with Type takes the reader through a study of typography that starts with the individual letter and proceeds through the word, the line, and the mass of text. The contrasts possible with type are treated in detail, along with their applications to the typography ofbooks, advertising, magazines, and information data. The various contending schools oftypography are discussed, copiously illustrated with the author's selection of over 150 examples of imaginative typography from many parts ot the world.Design with Type differs from all other books on typography in that it discusses type as a design material as well as a means of communication: the premise is that if type is understood in terms of design, the user of type will be better able to work with it to achieve maximum legibility and effectiveness, as well as aesthetic pleasure. Everyone who uses type, everyone who enjoys the appearance of the printed word, will find Design with Type informative and fascinating. It provides, too, an outstanding example of the effectiveness of imaginative and tasteful typographic design.

About Carl Dair

Carl Dair was awarded numerous prestigious prizes in his field, including the Medal of the Royal Canadian Academy for distinguished achievements in the arts and a Silver Medal at the Leipzig International Book Exhibition. Among his prodigious designs is the Cartier typeface.

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Author : Carl Dair
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Data Published : 01 June 1983
ISBN : 0802065198
EAN : 9780802065193
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 162 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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